Event | “The US and the UN: Friend or Foe?” UN Association

[The Tennessee World Affairs Council provides event announcements as a service to our members. Contact the organizers, the Nashville Chapter-United Nations Association, for further details.]




Saturday, August 24th – 11:30-1:30




Tom Osborne

Former ABC News reporter and United Nations Bureau Chief. Founder and host of the weekly “US UN Report,” a unique weekly national and international TV news program focusing specifically on U.S. policy as it is being carried out in the UN

Belle Meade United Methodist Church

Harding Road and Davidson Road

Reservation Required

Call (615) 870-8446 or email unausa-event@usa.net

By noon on August 17th

Cost: $13.00/$10 for students – pay at the door

UNAevent-registration@yahoo.com or 615-627-7352

A limited number of student scholarships will be available; request at time of reservation

Tom Osborne was assigned as reporter/producer for ABC World News Tonight, just prior to the Gulf War, Desert Storm, in 1989. He served as UN Bureau Chief at United Nations HQ in New York, managing coverage for World News Tonight, Good Morning America, 20/20 and the various prime time ABC news specials through 2000.

Osborne was elected and served as President of the UN Correspondents Association in 1992. As president he organized the 1992 conference at UN HQ in New York: “The UN in the Post Cold War Era,” discussing transparency in the UN Security Council.

Prior to his career with ABC News, Osborne served as U.S. Director of the Amsterdam-based Anne Frank Foundation, 1983-85, supervising the U.S. opening and national tour of the international archival photographic exhibition: Anne Frank in the World: 1929-45. Osborne inaugurated the U.S. tour of the exhibition, opening it in 18 U.S. cities. He was the creator of the first annual Anne Frank Award for Human Rights in the U.S. He is a graduate of Augustana College of South Dakota where he was a student organizer in the five-state area for the presidential campaigns of Sen. George McGovern, and Robert Kennedy.


About the UNA Nashville Chapter

The Nashville Cordell Hull Chapter was established in 1945, the first of over 125 local chapters of the United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA). It is part of a national nonprofit, bipartisan organization that supports the work of the United Nations and encourages active civic participation in the most important social and economic issues facing the world today.

The chapter is named for and honors our native son, longest-serving US Secretary of State, “Father of the United Nations” and Nobel Peace Laureate, Cordell Hull.

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About the UNA

The United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA) is a membership organization dedicated to inform, inspire, and mobilize the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations. For 70 years UNA-USA has worked to accomplish its mission through its national network of Chapters, youth engagement, advocacy efforts, education programs, and public events. UNA-USA is a program of the United Nations Foundation. UNA-USA and its sister organization the Better World Campaign represent the single largest network of advocates and supporters of the United Nations in the world. Learn more about UNA-USA’s programs and initiatives at www.unausa.org


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